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Meaning of DRUG ADDICTION

Pronunciation:  drug u'dikshun

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an addiction to a drug (especially a narcotic drug)
 
 Synonyms: white plague
 
 See Also: addiction, alcohol addiction, alcoholism, caffein addiction, cocaine addiction, dependence, dependency, drunkenness, habituation, heroin addiction, inebriation, nicotine addiction

 

 

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 Related Terms: a habit, acquired tolerance, acute alcoholism, addictedness, addiction, alcoholism, amphetamine withdrawal symptoms, barbiturate addiction, barbiturism, chain smoking, chronic alcoholism, cocainism, crash, craving, dependence, dipsomania, drug culture, drug dependence, habituation, nicotine addiction, physical dependence, psychological dependence, tolerance, withdrawal sickness, withdrawal symptoms
 

 

 

 

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